Can tablets be the future of computing? If iOS 11 is any indication, Apple believes so. And based on the huge number of features the company has pushed into the update, I agree that, for the right people, tablets can be that future.
While we’ve seen macOS borrow heavily from iOS (Siri, touch bar, etc.), the iPad is finally taking more cues from its more advanced sibling. The tablet’s new dock is just like the one on the Mac: It hides when you don’t need it, and you can pop it up from any screen with a swipe. Not only does this dock fit more icons than before, but it will also add suggestions of apps while you work, appearing on the right side of the dock.
“The trick has been providing enough features on its mobile OS without overwhelming users,” Avi Greengart, research director for consumer platforms and devices at GlobalData, said of the new OS.
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